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Marcel   /mɑrsˈɛl/   Listen

A hairdo characterized by deep regular waves that are made by a heated curling iron.

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"Marcel" Quotes from Famous Books

... the Brigadier, "but a fellow should be stout along accepted lines. 'To Lieutenant Felix Marcel, Comte de Blavincourt, the Military Cross for eating his map.' No, Sir, it ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Apr 2, 1919 • Various

... Account of the Strange Wooing pursued by the Sieur Marcel de Saint-Pol; Marquis of Bardelys, and of the things that in the course of it befell him in Languedoc, in the ...
— Bardelys the Magnificent • Rafael Sabatini

... "Lieutenant Marcel told me what he thinks. It is that England is having much trouble. In Ireland there is rebellion, almost, over the home rule. The Germans think England will be afraid to fight, that she will have to think of her own troubles. He ...
— The Boy Scouts on the Trail • George Durston

... excited such admiration that the pope exclaimed in raptures, "It is John who gives us here in this earthly Jerusalem a foretaste of that new song which the holy Apostle John realized in the heavenly Jerusalem in his prophetic trance." This is now known as the "mass of Pope Marcel," in honor of a ...
— Great Italian and French Composers • George T. Ferris

... bowing acquaintance with Napoleon, Washington, Wellington, Prince Charlie, Henry of Navarre, Paul Revere, and Stonewall Jackson, but as these gallant gentlemen stand on the printed page, so they stood shoulder to shoulder, elbowing one another in her pretty head, made prettier by a wealth of hair, Marcel-waved ...
— Penelope's Postscripts • Kate Douglas Wiggin

... Their minds work obliquely. They never come out straight with anything. I have received a kind of warning. It was an invitation to spend the night with Marcel Charlbois down the river. But it came ...
— The Fur Bringers - A Story of the Canadian Northwest • Hulbert Footner

... Petitpas. How often, after business hours, he had perused his well-thumbed copy of La Vie de Boheme and in fancy consorted with the gay descendants of Rodolphe and Marcel; how often he had regretted secretly that he, himself, did not woo a Muse and jest at want in a garret, instead of totting up figures, and eating three meals a day in comfort! And now positively one of the fascinating beings of his imagination ...
— A Chair on The Boulevard • Leonard Merrick

... secretary just to sort out and classify it. You haven't an idea the different places that I hear from. See, here are your letters from the United States. Leon is in the Indo-Chinese Bank in Oceania. Albert is mobilised at Laos, Quentin in Morocco. Jean-Paul and Marcel are fighting at Saloniki; Emilien in Italy. Marie is Superior in a convent at Madrid; Madeline, Sister of Charity at Cairo. You see I've a ...
— With Those Who Wait • Frances Wilson Huard

... Lower Civil Court of the Seine named Popinot, whom we had the great grief of losing three years ago, and who practised for fifteen years an active and most intelligent charity in the quartier Saint-Marcel. It was he, with the venerable vicar of Notre-Dame and Madame, who first thought of founding the work in which we are now co-operating, and which, since 1825, has quietly done much good. This work has found its soul in Madame de la Chanterie, for she is truly the ...
— The Brotherhood of Consolation • Honore de Balzac

Words linked to "Marcel" :   coiffure, Marcel Duchamp, wave, hairdo, Marcel Marceau, hairstyle, coif, Marcel Proust, Marcel Lajos Breuer, hair style

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